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Lewis, Edward

Overview
Works: 40 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 3,599 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Legends  Genealogy  Personal narratives  Children's audiobooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picaresque fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Editor
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Most widely held works by Edward Lewis
Guerrilla negotiating : [unconventional weapons and tactics to get what you want] by Jay Conrad Levinson( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay Levinson is the author of eight volumes in the Guerrilla Marketing series. More small businesses use his techniques than any other
The tale of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tale of Troy tells the last great adventure of the Heroic Age. It is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus and the great strategy of the first Wooden Horse, and of his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece
Looking backward by Edward Bellamy( )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero is anyone who has ever longed for escape to a better life. The time is tomorrow. The place is a Utopian America. This is the backdrop for Edward Bellamy's prophetic novel about a young Boston gentleman who is mysteriously transported from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century-from a world of war and want to a world of peace and plenty
The Lees of Virginia : seven generations of an American family by Paul C Nagel( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The descendants of Richard and Anne Lee, among the first families of Virginia, have occupied a preeminent place in American history. Two were signers of the Declaration of Independence, several others distinguished themselves during the Revolutionary War, and one, Robert E. Lee, remains the most widely known as a Civil War legend. Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of American history. We meet the dreamers and the nonconformists, the controversial and tempestuous personalities, the disgracers of the family name--and, of course, the family's redeeming figure: Robert E. Lee, a brilliant military tactician whose ruling motto was self-denial and who saw God's hand in all things. In these and numerous other portraits, Nagel discloses how, from 1640 to 1870, a family spirit united the Lees, making them a force in Virginian and American affairs
Tales of the Greek heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods and heroes are brought to life in this masterly retelling of the legends and tales of ancient Greece. Here are the great stories of the Heroic Age, from the myths of the making of the universe to the death of Heracles. Set against the colorful background of Greece and the Aegean, the adventures of heroes such as Perseus the Gorgon-slayer, Dionysus, Theseus, and Jason and the Argonauts once again come to life
Improvisation, Inc. : harnessing spontaneity to engage people and groups by Robert Lowe( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performers have been doing it for centuries. Now, Robert Lowe, a pioneer in the field of improvisation, hands you the techniques you need to think on your feet, and shows you how to apply them in your workplace or classroom. The business world may be changing at breakneck speed, but this ancient form of theatre is as effective as ever. The same techniques that improvisational actors use to increase their confidence; the same methods of humor through which they establish a strong rapport with their audience; the effective ways they use body language and voice for greater clarity and impact--all can go to work for you in the world of business
Embracing defeat by John W Dower( )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources, Dower's new study illuminates how shattering defeat, followed by over six years of American military occupation, affected every level of Japanese society
The practice of the presence of God by Brother Lawrence( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Lawrence decided that he needed to concentrate on a simple idea: loving God in whatever he did. "The practice of the presence of God" is a record of the conversations and letters exchanged between Brother Lawrence and people in his community, who came to him for advice once they noticed his passionate living for God. "As a man thinketh" by James Allen gives examples to illustrate how "mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance," so that people may begin to weave in enlightenment and happiness
The Beatles by Hunter Davies( )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the friend and only authorized biographer of the most famous musical group in history, Davies had full access to the Beatles as well as their help and encouragement in writing this biography. He spent eighteen months with them when they were at the peak of their musical genius and the pinnacle of their popularity, making a mark on history and popular culture that would never fade. Davies stayed on with the Beatles through their breakup and remained friends with the individual members afterwards, enabling him to write the continuing story of their solo careers. First published in 1968, this revised edition has added information, including a new introduction
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ray Midge as he tracks down his wife, Norma-- who has run off with her first husband-- by following credit card receipts
Martin Luther : lionhearted reformer by J. A Morrison( )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Martin Luther is a stirring tale of God's grace. Few men have influenced the Christian church more than Luther. This readable biography by J.A. Morrison provides an honest account of the accomplishments of this remarkable man of God. J.A. Morrison dedicates this book to "Youth of the Land." It is the inspiring story of a man who was born to poverty in 1483, who was beaten in school on a regular basis, but who rose above circumstances to change the course of history
Inside the CIA : revealing the secrets of the world's most powerful spy agency by Ronald Kessler( )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unparalleled work of investigative journalism, Kessler presents the first in-depth, unbiased account of the CIA's core operations, its abject failures, and its resounding successes, revealing how the Agency spies upon, influences, and sometimes overthrows foreign governments and parties
Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II by Ronald T Takaki( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Double victory", there emerges a broad spectrum of American voices to illustrate the various struggles and victories fought during wartime: a Japanese-American at an internment camp; a Native American code breaker using the Navajo language for the first time; a Mexican-American woman, "Rosarita, the riveter," who was able to work a job during wartime other than as a housecleaner or a maid. Takaki also considers the racial biases that influenced important American government actions during the war, such as the bombing of Hiroshima and the refusal to admit Jews into the U.S. Double Victory clearly demonstrates that World War II helped to transform American society and advance the cause of multiculturalism throughout the country
The story of liberty by Charles Carleton Coffin( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Coffin's The Story of Liberty, originally published in 1879, is not America's story alone. It belongs to all those who are enjoying freedom and liberty in any part of the world. As we look at that which preceded our nation's history and led to its founding, we will begin to have an idea of what liberty cost those who love the truth and how much is still at stake
Uncle Daddy by Ralph Fletcher( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his long-absent father suddenly reappears, nine-year-old Rivers struggles with conflicting feelings and re-examines his relationship with the great-uncle who had served as his father
Guerrilla teleselling : new unconventional weapons and tactics to sell when you can't be there in person by Jay Conrad Levinson( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book to apply guerrilla sales and marketing tactics to the unique, high-pressure environment of electronic communications, this groundbreaking resource is packed with valuable tips, expert advice, and insider secrets on finding, closing, and increasing sales by phone and fax as well as via e-mail and the Internet
Hard tack and coffee ; or, the unwritten story of army life by John D Billings( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1888, this is a first-person account of everyday life for the footsoldier in the U.S. Army of the late 19th century. Includes chapters on living quarters, foraging, wagon trains, offenses and punishments, equipment, transportation, food, and hospitals. John D. Billings served with the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War in both Sickles' Third and Hancock's Second Corps
Bing Crosby : a pocketful of dreams : the early years, 1903-1940 by Gary Giddins( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1934 to 1954, Bing Crosby utterly dominated American entertainment. Nobody has ever had as many hit records, and Crosby was the number one movie star for five years in a row. The rise of Bing Crosby was the rise of the American popular culture itself
Abraham Lincoln : redeemer President by Allen C Guelzo( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrait explores the role of ideas in Lincoln's life. Guelzo presents Lincoln as a serious thinker deeply involved in the problems of nineteenth-century thought, including those of classical liberalism, the Lockean enlightenment, Victorian unbelief, and Calvinist spirituality. Lincoln emerges as a philosophical man who appropriates certain religious values without adhering to any religion, who insists on the pre-eminence of self-interest in spite of becoming the Great Emancipator, and who appeals to natural law and natural theology in politics while remaining a classical nineteenth-century liberal in principle. Based on primary materials from a wide variety of archives, this work sheds light on the intellectual conflicts that led to civil war and that still influence today's "culture wars."
Maybe I'll pitch forever : [great baseball player tells the hilarious story behind the legend] by Satchel Paige( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Satchel Paige was forty-two years old in 1948 when he became the first black pitcher in the American League. Although the oldest rookie around, he was already a legend. For twenty-two years, beginning in 1926, Paige dazzled throngs with his performance in the Negro Baseball Leagues. Then he outlasted everyone by playing professional baseball, in and out of the majors, until 1965. Struggle against early poverty and racial discrimination was part of Paige's story. So was fast living and a humorous point of view. That inimitable personality is captured in this autobiography, as told to David Lipman. The afterword describes the last twenty years of Paige's life, including the proud moment in 1971 when he became one of the first three great players from the Negro Leagues to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame"--Publisher's website
 
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Guerrilla negotiating : [unconventional weapons and tactics to get what you want]
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The tale of TroyLooking backwardThe Lees of Virginia : seven generations of an American familyTales of the Greek heroesImprovisation, Inc. : harnessing spontaneity to engage people and groupsEmbracing defeatThe practice of the presence of GodThe Beatles
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English (239)